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Diversity Events

Diversity Events

Eastern Missouri

Join the American Association of University Women of Missouri, with the mission of advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research, at its 28th Annual Equality Day Brunch on Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 7750 Carondelet Avenue, Clayton. For more information, call Shirley Breeze at 314-831-5359 or Pat Shores at 636-938-3958. The registration deadline is Aug. 15.

Central Missouri

The Women's Network of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce presents speaker Terry Watson’s “Why Be Normal” as part of the monthly luncheon series on August 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Peachtree Catering and Banquet Center, 120 East Nifong Boulevard, Suite D, Columbia. Cost for lunch is $18 for non-members before Aug. 18 and $21 thereafter.  Contact Brenna McDermott at 573-443-3946 for additional details.

Engage with the Business Women of Missouri, whose mission is to achieve equity for women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information, at BWM's 2015 Leadership Conference held Aug. 7-8 at Budget Lodging, 866 South Outer Road, St. Clair. 

Western Missouri

Listen on Saturdays from 3-4 p.m. to Every Woman, a weekly radio show on KKFI Community Radio at 90.1 FM, produced and hosted by Sharon Lockhart. The program highlights the challenges women and their families face in their lives and is an outlet to encourage action to change and improve women’s lives. For more information, 816-931-3122.

Discuss women's political issues with members of the Greater Kansas City Women's Political Caucus on the fourth Thursday of every month at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut Street, Kansas City. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the membership meeting with program at 6 p.m. More information at [email protected]

Learn more about The Women's Foundation of Greater Kansas City’s efforts to foster leadership and philanthropic skills in area teen women. For additional details about the Girls Leadership Program, or upcoming events, visit the WFGKC website.

Visit the Bonniebrook Gallery, Museum, and Homestead at 485 Rose O'Neill Road, Walnut Shade, to learn more about Rose O'Neill, an illustrator, cartoonist, artist, author, activist, and creator of the Kewpie dolls, popular in the early 1900's. O'Neill was frequently in attendance at suffrage parades and often found that her artistic fame came in handy in drawing attention to the unfair treatment of women and minorities. For more information, call 417-561-1509 or email [email protected] 

 

 

Opening Doors for All Missourians

Missouri Commission on Human Rights

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